The Institute for Public Health harnesses the strengths of Washington University to address the complex health issues facing the St. Louis region and the world. Learn more

Ongoing efforts include a faculty scholars program, conferences and events, campus-wide coordination of public health education, and the development of our five centers.



New Seigle Suite Will Extend Institute's Presence to Danforth Campus

Currently, the institute’s sole facility is on the Medical Campus, but thanks to alumnus and university trustee Harry Seigle and his wife Susan, the institute soon also will have a home on the Danforth Campus.
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Institute Announces Scholar Program Redesign

The Institute has recently redesigned its Faculty Scholar program and is working to re-engage this group to better support, connect, and amplify faculty work in public health.
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Summer Research Program in Global Health Launches in June

Eight students, from an applicant pool of nearly 100, were chosen to participate in the Global Health Center’s inaugural Summer Research Program.
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Friedman Center Director Named President of GSA

Nancy Morrow-Howell has been elected president of the Gerontological Society of America, the nation’s largest multidisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging.
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In the Spotlight

Call for Posters: Get the word out about your public health work at the Institute's 2014 Annual Conference. Learn more

Upcoming Events

How a Clinician Can Help, Even if the Client Can't Remember
Friday, July 25, 2014, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM,
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Using Health Data
Friday, July 25, 2014, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Taylor Avenue Bldg., Rm. 2131, Medical Campus
Symposium: Summer Research Program in Global Health
Thursday, July 31, 2014, 1:00 PM - 5:15 PM, McDonnell Pediatrics Research Building, Conference Rm. 8101, Medical Campus